New media school’s initial campus set for Nairobi in 2011 – The East African

-Excerpt- According to Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul, the school will strive to attract a vibrant intellectual community, anchored by a core of committed media professionals and scholars of diverse backgrounds and expertise and enriched by visiting, adjunct and exchange faculty members. “Initially, its core faculty will together possess critical areas of expertise, including…

Video: His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the Pan-Africa Media Conference

Nairobi, Kenya, 18 March 2010 – His Highness the Aga Khan today announced the establishment of the Aga Khan University Graduate (AKU) School of Media and Communications. http://www.akdn.org/videos_detail.asp?VideoId=90 Related Material: Aga Khan Announces New Graduate School of Media and Communications at Pan-Africa Media Conference in Nairobi

Foreword by His Highness the Aga Khan for the Daily Nation 50th Anniversary special supplement

18 March 2010 After 5 decades, the future depends on ability to adapt By His Highness the Aga Khan (Reprinted from a foreword to the Daily Nation 50th Anniversary special supplement) As the Nation Media Group (NMG) marks its 50th anniversary, it would be too limiting to perceive this occasion as a mere milestone in…

Aga Khan University diversifies courses to include journalism – Business Daily

The Aga Khan University is to launch a graduate school of media and communications in Nairobi to offer specialised training to journalists, the institution’s founder, His Highness the Aga Khan, said on Thursday. The move will widen the range of subjects offered by the institution, diversifying from its primary focus on health sciences and education.…

2010 Pan African Media Conference

2010 Pan African Media Conference in Nairobi, Kenya with the theme, Media and the African Promise is a collaboration of the Africa Media Initiative and the Nation Media Group and will reflect on the African media’s past, present and prospects for the future against the challenges of a dynamic globalized environment. The conference has been…